Blogs

“Going beyond the Batch”, the MESPOM Alumni Association - A quick intro from the Chairs

February 24, 2022

Hi there! :) Hmm… I don’t know your faces. Who are you guys?

Good question! We are Jan-Niklas and Stijn, we graduated from MESPOM in 2021 and have been the co-chairs of the MESPOM Alumni Association since November 2021.

Aha! But what is the MESPOM Alumni Association?

MESPOM summer internship at Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)

By Su-Mae Chua

Hello, Su-Mae here.

I am a Malaysian-born Human Geographer, yoga enthusiast, and an advocate of Environmental and Social Justice. I grew up in Shanghai, London, Kuala Lumpur, and Hong Kong, where I spent more than half of my childhood on a tennis court. I joined the MESPOM programme after completing my BA Geography degree at University College London, to address a personal knowledge gap and to gain exposure in different European university institutions.

MESPOM Alumni Story: Transition to a career focused on environmental law and policy

January 17, 2022
Savannah Carr-Wilson (Canada ’17) studied law prior to MESPOM. The program helped her transition to a career focused on environmental law and policy. She currently works as a lawyer in Canada, helping indigenous people address environmental law matters in their traditional territories.
Savannah has said the following about her MESPOM experience:

Being on the MESPOM journey I am exactly where I was meant to be

Carmen Margiotta:
Ever since starting my MESPOM journey I have felt that I was exactly where I was meant to be

Approaching a career in NGO sector – Alumni Story by Anna Ackermann

May 6, 2021

What are you currently doing?

I am an energy and climate policy content specialist at Ecoaction - Centre for Environmental Initiatives, one of Ukraine’s leading environmental NGOs. The organisation is very close to my heart because we founded it with my colleagues back in 2017, and since then it has been constantly developing and becoming more and more recognisable among Ukrainians. We advocate for ambitious climate policies, transition to renewable energy, clean air for all and sustainable development of transport and agriculture.